Assistant General Manager - Leisure Centre

Location Portishead
Discipline: Sports/Leisure
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££30,000 pa Basic + Great Benefits
Contact name: Sukh Samra

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Job ref: Portishead
Published: 22 days ago
Startdate: August

​Our client is one of the UK's largest and leading leisure centre operators. They are currently looking to recruit a Assistant General Manager for a leading multi use leisure centre facility based in Portishead.

What do I have to do?

  1. Support the General Manager in achieving their objective

  2. Assist the General Manager in specific project areas

  3. Deputise for the General Manager in their absence

What am I responsible for?

  • Maintain a high profile `shop floor` presence and a high level of interaction with the staff and customers.

  • Respond quickly and efficiently to my complaints from staff or customers. Feedback any key issues to the General Manager.

  • To carry out any duties of other members of staff if necessary, e.g. cover for breaks, holidays, sickness etc.

  • To ensure the appropriate levels of trained staff are delivering standards of performance at all times.

  • To take on such duties that may be delegated by the General Manager

  • To chair staff meetings as agreed with General Manager.

  • To monitor performance of certain staff (agreed by General Manager), through regular meetings and Performance & Development Appraisals. Feedback key issues to General Manager.

  • To oversee the day to day maintenance and cleaning within the Centre.

  • To co-ordinate and oversee the performance of the Duty Managers, including their designated areas of specific responsibility.

  • Liaise as necessary with the Client Monitoring Officer(s), reacting quickly and efficiently to any issue raised.

  • Support and contributing to the company’s mission statement – ‘To create active places and healthy people’.

  • Ensure that you work to the company our SPIRIT values at all times –

    • Support - always there to help customers and colleagues;

    • Positive - a ‘can do’ attitude encouraging others to achieve;

    • Integrity - always delivering on promises; being open and honest;

    • Respect - treating people fairly and with understanding;

    • Innovative - open to new ideas; not afraid of failure;

    • Together - believing more can be achieved by working well with others.

We are ideally looking for candidates with a minimum of 1 years leisure or health club management experience, within a large multi use wet and dry facility.  We are ideally looking for candidates who are either PPO (Pool Plant Operator) or TA (Trainer/Assessor) qualified.  In return the company offer a great benefits package, coupled with industry leading training and career development opportunities.